Rasmus Pedersen

1723–1785 (Age 62)
Udby, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Rasmus

When Rasmus Pedersen was born in 1723, in Udby, Odense, Denmark, his father, Peder Rasmusen, was 20 and his mother, Kirsten Christiansdatter, was 20. He married Ane Marie Pedersdatter Krag on 14 September 1770, in Anderup, Lumby, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1785, in Biskorup, Vollsmose, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 62, and was buried in Biskorup, Odense, Fyn, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Pedersen
1723–1785
Ane Marie Pedersdatter Krag
1744–1818
Marriage: 14 September 1770
Maren Rasmusdatter
1770–
Johanna Rasmusdatter
1773–1773
Peder Rasmussen
1774–
Anders Rasmussen
1776–1776
Johanna Rasmussdatter
1777–1777
Anders Rasmussen
1778–
Jeppe Pedersen Korup
1780–1843
Anne Katrine Rasmussen
1783–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 September 1770
Anderup, Lumby, Odense, Denmark
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (6)

1729

Age 6

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 7

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 19

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Rasmus Pedersen in entry for Anne Cathrine Rasmussen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Rasmus Pedersen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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